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#118731 - 12/05/05 01:59 PM Axioms with Yamaha RX-V2500
thevinoman Offline
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Hi all, New to the forum. Was wondering if anyone has any experience with any of the Axiom line paired with a Yamaha RX-V2500 HT receiver. Thanks.

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#118732 - 12/05/05 05:00 PM Re: Axioms with Yamaha RX-V2500
cgolf Offline
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Welcome to the forums. Don't know about the 2500 but I do have the RX-V657 and had an older HTR model a few years ago. I love the Yamaha receiver and think that it's a great match for the Axioms. In fact, I had a Denon in between my 2 Yamahas and went back to the Yamaha. Just my personal preference. Lots of Denons on these forums but there are a few Yammies too :-)!!!


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#118733 - 12/05/05 05:03 PM Re: Axioms with Yamaha RX-V2500
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I am using the HTR-5890 and am very happy with it. If anyting the RX-V2500 will be even better.

I will recommend that you look into the RX-V2600, since it has HDMI switching capabilities etc that the 2500 does not.
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#118734 - 12/05/05 05:04 PM Re: Axioms with Yamaha RX-V2500
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I agree with cgolf, at one point in time I had an RX-V650 paired with the M3ti's that I use to have. They sounded great together.


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#118735 - 12/05/05 05:16 PM RX-V2500 and 2600
thevinoman Offline
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I have looked at the 2600, and decided that the price to value ratio couldn't justify the extra bucks. In another 5 years, I'll look at whatever the new hot video "thing" is, and maybe upgrade then, but I think the 2500 is going to be just fine for now.

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#118736 - 12/05/05 07:54 PM Re: Axioms with Yamaha RX-V2500
RickF Offline
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The person that turned me on to the Axiom speakers runs a set of 60s with a Yammy 2500, he really loves the combination. He's never posted here though.
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#118737 - 12/05/05 11:14 PM Re: Axioms with Yamaha RX-V2500
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They Yammy's will sound great with Axiom's. The only issue is some have had problems driving the M80ti's because of their 4ohm rating. Which speakers are you considering?

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#118738 - 12/06/05 01:31 AM Re: Axioms with Yamaha RX-V2500
thevinoman Offline
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I'm thinking of a combination of M3, M22 and a sub, although not sure which one yet. Not quite sure about surrounds, such as the QS line. Do you think they add substantially over using regular bookshelves in the same space?

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